The ebola epidemic in West Africa is not just a health care crisis. It has affected every corner of society in the countries most affected. Schools have been closed for months, infrastructure projects have been put on hold and GDP growth has slowed to a crawl. A discussion of the social and economic cost of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Washington Post Book World editor Marie Arana tells of growing up between two continents and two cultures. Her memoir American Chica (Dial) is about her childhood as daughter of a Peruvian father and American mother.
- Marie Arana editor of the Washington Post Book World and author of "An American Chica."
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